A Georgian "Five Ball Spadroon" Naval Officer's Sword, 36” long, gilt brass hilt with five ball counter guard, stirrup knuckle bow and square cushion pommel and marine ivory grip. The hilt of the sword consists of a gilt brass stirrup guard cast with five graduated beads at its mid-point. The stirrup is straight, and extends via a cross-guard to an upturned quillon with a disc-shaped finial. The guard is cast in one piece with the quillion, which is also cast with five beads at its mid-point. The guard comes complete with a side-ring containing a fretted foul anchor. There is a ring on the pommel for a sword knot. Plain straight un-fullered blade.